During FIDES Rio 2023, Insuralex presented the FIDES / Insuralex insurance regulatory report and announced a new member in Puerto Rico.
Saldaña, Carvajal & Vélez-Rivé, PSC, Puerto Rico’s largest and leading law firm in insurance law, has been selected as the exclusive member firm for the Island by Insuralex Global Insurance Lawyers Group.
Insuralex, the world’s preeminent insurance and reinsurance law firm network, has over 50 member firms located throughout North and Latin America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region, all of which are primarily focused on insurance-related matters.
Going forward, Insuralex member firms and their clients will have access to SCVR’s seasoned team of attorneys. In turn, SCVR’s clients will have preferred access to its fellow Insuralex member firms.
“We’re very honored to join Insuralex”, said Ian P. Carvajal, one of SCVR’s founding shareholders. “Our attorneys are known for advising and vigorously defending clients with regard to a wide variety of insurance matters, including policy drafting, coverage counseling and defense, regulatory issues, appraisals, and reinsurance. We look forward to contributing this expertise through Insuralex.”
Marta Olczak-Klimek, President of Insuralex, commented: “We’re delighted to welcome this outstanding law firm to our network. With this addition, we reinforce our commitment to providing our clients and member firms access to the most knowledgeable and skilled counsel around the world.”
For over 25 years, SCVR has focused its practice on insurance counseling, litigation of coverage disputes, and representation of insureds. In doing so, SCVR has cemented itself as the top insurance law practitioners in Puerto Rico by successfully handling complicated matters in a cost-effective manner. Its team of attorneys take pride in providing exemplary service and vigorous advocacy by paying close attention to clients’ needs and identifying creative solutions to protect their interests.
SCVR has represented many local and foreign insurance companies including AIG, MAPFRE, Chubb, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, RLI, United Surety Indemnity Company (USIC), Berkley Insurance Company, Aspen American Insurance Company, Optima Seguros (formerly QBE Seguros), Guardian Insurance Company, CNA, Travelers, Starr Insurance and reinsurance companies such as Catlin (XL Catlin) Underwriting, Inc., MS Amlin Underwriting Limited, Aspen Insurance UK Limited, Liberty Special Services, Ltd and MAPFRE Re.
Founded in 2002, Insuralex is a worldwide network with more than 50 independent law firms that specialize in insurance and reinsurance coverage, defense, litigation, regulatory and corporate matters, and related legal services. Its members work for a wide range of clients including insurance and reinsurance companies, Lloyd’s syndicates, insurance, and reinsurance brokers as well as captives and self-insured companies. Each member firm of Insuralex is a leader in its national or state jurisdiction on issues related to insurance and reinsurance.
Insuralex is particularly recognized in complex claims that require a high specialization and that have an international component that requires specialized knowledge in diverse jurisdictions. Its members are also recognized for providing legal advice to the insurance industry on corporate and regulatory matters.
With more than 20 years of continuous growth, Insuralex has become the world’s leading insurance and reinsurance network with a highly recognized recommendation from our partners and clients within the insurance and reinsurance industry.
Insuralex Latin American insurance law practice covers countries such as: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay and Venezuela.